Finding a time to take your child to the doctor when you’re juggling work, school, and their symptoms can be overwhelming. If you’re looking for an alternative way to meet with your medical professional, turn to Jackyln Chan, MD, FAAP, and the friendly team at Fairway Children’s Medical Group in West Covina, California. Whether your child has an urgent care issue like strep throat, a skin rash, or help with managing a chronic illness, the practice makes virtual video or phone appointments easy and effective. To learn more about telemedicine, call the practice today or reach out online.
Telemedicine allows your provider to care for your child without an in-person visit to the office. You can access telemedicine services on your computer, tablet, or smartphone, requiring a stable internet connection.
Options for telemedicine include:
The practice offers telemedicine visits in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Spanish.
Although in-person office visits may be necessary for certain situations, the benefits of telemedicine appointments include:
Telemedicine is especially helpful when you need to monitor your child’s chronic health conditions.
Telemedicine can treat various needs, including:
You can also receive and discuss your child’s lab tests or X-ray results.
Be sure to test your internet connection before logging on. It may be useful to have a paper and pen present. Your child can be with you on the chat if you like.
Once you click on your video or phone chat, your provider may ask you to send certain information to help them better understand your concern. You can expect to exchange:
At the end of the visit, your provider may guide you on how to take care of your child at home, prescribe any necessary medications, schedule a follow-up appointment in the office or via telemedicine, or refer you to a specialist if needed.
To learn more about convenient telemedicine services, call Fairway Children’s Medical Group today or reach out online.